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Edexcel Politics A Level - 75+ Example Essay Questions (Papers 1 and 2)

Edexcel Politics A Level - 75+ Example Essay Questions (Papers 1 and 2)

A collection of essay questions for Paper 1 and Paper 2, written in the format of the Edexcel exam for the new, 2017 specification. Topics covered: Democracy and Participation Political Parties Electoral systems Voting behaviour and the Media Socialism Liberalism Conservatism The constitution Parliament The PM and the executive Relationships between the branches Anarchism
owheatley
Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Designed for use by teachers as professional development, this interview unpacks objects which align with content in the Australian Curriculum. Teachers understanding of these objects will be enriched further, preparing them to use the objects in classroom discussions with their students. The first of our series looks at Senator Neville Bonner, our first Indigenous Federal Parliamentarian, and a selection of his personal objects which are currently on display in the Finders Keepers Exhibition at MoAD. MoAD Learning staff interview Senior Historian Libby Stewart and discover some interesting personal stories, showing how an object can reveal but also hide a lot of information. This interview supports the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. This resource is also supported by a teacher pdf resource for use in the classroom - please see our other resources on TES.
MoADLearning
Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address Escape Room Activity: The Gettysburg Address Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical speech in a fun way! The activity includes modern, easy to understand translations of Lincoln’s speech. The Gettysburg Address Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students will complete a short formative that corresponds to the readings. This will ensure they are reading the content, not just solving the puzzles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Gettysburg Address. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
Problèmes Sociaux - French Speaking Bundle

Problèmes Sociaux - French Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic:Problèmes Sociaux Encourage fluency and confidence using French with thematic conversation activities. 1. Le crime 2. L’éducation 3. La politique 4. La santé 5. L’argent 6. La religion 7. Le futur Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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Types of Government

Types of Government

Let’s learn about <strong>Types of Government</strong>! This worksheet includes a wide variety of activities and exercises about various forms of government. The materials have informative exercises about aspects that are related to governments, such as monarchy, democracy, dictatorship, republic, theocracy, anarchy and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. <strong>Overview: </strong> Page 1-2: History of Government Page 3-4: Types of Government and Economies Page 5-6: Monarchy Page 7-8: Democracy Page 9-10: Dictatorship Page 11-12: Republic Page 13: Theocracy Page 14: Anarchy Page 15: Other Types of Government Page 16-17: Interesting facts Page 18-19: Terms Page 20-21: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. Keywords: President, checks and balances, constitution, Bill of Rights, monarch, king, queen, emperor, dictator, oligarchy, socialism, communism, capitalism, parliament, prime minister, election, propaganda, federation, coup d’état, congress, senate
willemmacau
Animal Farm: Create Your Own Government Project

Animal Farm: Create Your Own Government Project

From Silvestris Educational Publications, a complete project and reflective paper assignment to complement your reading of Animal Farm. Students get to create their own government! They have all the power, and they love it, but they soon realize just how difficult it is to create any government, particularly one under which they would actually wish to live. Give them something to think about, argue about, and enjoy!
lsilvestris
Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

This thought provocative resource aims to help students assess whether prison sentences work. This is a controversial subject with people from all sides advocating different solutions from longer sentences to rehabilitate prisoners to alternatives stences based in the community. This card sort can be used with a range of abilities and has never failed to get my students excited, engaged, whilst improving their understanding of this difficult topic. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Word document which includes a learning objective, instructions, two headings cards labeled ‘Pros / Adavtanges’ and ‘Cons / Disadvatages’ as well as sixteen information cards to be sorted. At the end of the document there is an extension question designed to help consolidate the lesson. This is a fully editable document which can be customised if necessary to suit your students. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Crime and Punishment Know: How are people supported in prison? Understand: What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Evaluate: Does prison protect society from crime? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - How are people treated in prison? Explain - What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Analyse - Does prison protect society from crime? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

2018 Set of 9x PSHE and CITIZENSHIP Fun This bundle contains some of my most popular British values PSHE SMSC and Citizenship Quiz resources for 2018. Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answer provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs.
jonrobert22
The United Nations

The United Nations

After the atrocities of the Second World War (millions of Jews were killed and many others) some countries got together and decided that something like that could not happen again. They formed the United Nations. The United Nations drew up a list of basic Human Rights (1948) that everyone should be entitled to – this is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These worksheets help the students to discuss what they consider essential to living and compare their thoughts to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. In addition they look in detail at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discuss whose responsibility it is to uphold these
WillsonEducation
Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

This lesson is based upon the history of the Windrush Generation and their contribution to British society. It breaks down different types of persuasive devices and encourages students to use their listening skills to spot the ones which were used in David Lammy’s speech. Enjoy and please leave a review!
lateesha27
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various Civics topics. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room
lisaf5005
Prince Charles Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover British Royal Family

Prince Charles Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover British Royal Family

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Prince Charles’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Goverment & Politics’. Topics are: Types of Government Political Parties British Politics British Prime Ministers US President Nicknames Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May Margaret Thatcher Sir Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln Donald Trump Barack Obama George W Bush Bill Clinton George HW Bush Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald Ford Richard Nixon Lyndon B Johnson Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Comprehensive Edexcel A2 Government and Politics  Revision Posters Set (8 Ideologies)

Comprehensive Edexcel A2 Government and Politics Revision Posters Set (8 Ideologies)

A complete/bumper collection of revision posters containing content from the old (2008) Edexcel A2 Government and Politics specification on the subject of ideologies. Looking at core values of, key figures within, different branches of, and issues within the conservative, anarchist, socialist, liberal, feminist, nationalist, ecologist and multiculturalist ideologies. All of the content necessary for Paper 1 and 2 of the 2008 Edexcel A2 Government and Politics course. All 8 posters are included, with an additional edition of Multiculturalism that is not quite as harsh on the eyes. Best value - £2 per poster, which usually have RRP of £3.50.
connor_fowler63
Edexcel A2 Government and Politics - Paper 2 Revision Posters Set

Edexcel A2 Government and Politics - Paper 2 Revision Posters Set

A collection of revision posters containing content from the old (2008) Edexcel A2 Government and Politics specification. Looking at core values of, key figures within, different branches of, and issues within the Ecologist, Feminist, Multiculturalist and Nationalist ideologies. All of the content necessary for Paper 2 of the 2008 Edexcel A2 Government and Politics course. Both versions of Multiculturalism (The vibrant and the less ‘intense’) are included. While the Edexcel endorsed textbook also includes Fascism and Religious Fundamentalism, these are not necessary for examinations, and have been ommitted.
connor_fowler63
Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic: Problemas Sociales Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1. Crimen 2. Educación 3. Política 4. Salud 5. Dinero 6. Religión 7. Futuro Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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King Richard III Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

King Richard III Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘King Richard III’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Citizenship and Naturalization ESCAPE ROOM: Becoming a U.S. citizen

Citizenship and Naturalization ESCAPE ROOM: Becoming a U.S. citizen

The Citizenship & Naturalization Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the process of becoming a U.S. citizen & Naturalization. This is the perfect resource to introduce naturalization, immigration, the 14th Amendment and the Oath of Allegiance. The Citizenship & Naturalization Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help the Coselli family apply for citizenship. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Citizenship & Naturalization. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Citizenship & Naturalization. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
comprehensions KS2 / KS3

comprehensions KS2 / KS3

Upper key stage 2/ ks3 range of innovated comprehensions based on Muhammmad Ali, Africa, technology, inequality, and mothers. associated videos to use: muhammmad ali: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsU8yBZGTug mother with one eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqcaeJa5_Dc inequality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xMCWr0O3Hs African imperialism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alJaltUmrGo Hope you like, may upload more if positive feedback is given.
supreme_316
Current Issues: Bundle 1

Current Issues: Bundle 1

This bundle offers a mix of resources , revision and puzzles as an aide for discussion about current issues. Contents : 5 secure ebooks
mathsmutt
Pooch Puzzles: Prime Ministers Crosswords

Pooch Puzzles: Prime Ministers Crosswords

This book contains ten printable UK Mainland shaped British Prime Ministers crossword puzzles. Ideal as a starter or lesson filler, this activity combines cognitive development with history . Answers are provided, so the questions can be self or peer assessed and pupils can track their progress. Contents : 10 UK Mainland shaped crossword puzzles, 10 answer sheets. Pupil Age Range: Aged from 9 upwards Assessment: Teacher , pupil self or peer assessment. Size : 0.98 MB Approx Format : secured PdF EBook. The Pooch Puzzles secure eBook series is intended as a means to help develop mathematical thinking and cognitive development through problem solving activities.
mathsmutt
Articles of Confederation ESCAPE ROOM: First Constitution, Shays Rebellion

Articles of Confederation ESCAPE ROOM: First Constitution, Shays Rebellion

The Articles of Confederation Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Articles of Confederation and its weaknesses. This is the perfect resource to introduce Confederal Systems, Congress or Shays Rebellion. The Articles of Confederation Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Congress approve the Articles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about the Articles of Confederation. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about the Articles of Confederation. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
How A Bill Becomes A Law

How A Bill Becomes A Law

This bundle includes four resources to help teach your students about how a bill becomes a law. The resources are thought provoking, and include a variety of activities.
ashdchristie
American Government Grab Bag #2

American Government Grab Bag #2

This is the second collection of materials from my store with resources for an American Government course. This grab bag includes resources for many different topics including formation of the U.S. government, naturalization, suffrage, and many more.
ashdchristie
Legislative Branch Bundle

Legislative Branch Bundle

This bundle includes resources to teach and assess students about the Legislative Branch of government in the United States. This bundle includes numerous resources to challenge and reach all of your students.
ashdchristie
American Government Grab Bag

American Government Grab Bag

This collection of American Government resources includes many activities, tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, and more over a wide variety of topics studied in American Government. This bundle includes 20 resources that can be found individually in my store. Topics covered include: Democracy, Forms of Government, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights, Interest Groups, Branches of Government.
ashdchristie
How Laws Are Made - WorkBook

How Laws Are Made - WorkBook

A 10-page workbook demonstrating how government policies are developed. It follows the entire legislative journey, from the initial proposal for a new law, through to the different stages of a bill as it travels through parliament. Contains 18 questions, a matching activity and a plenary activity that asks students to ‘create their own law’. This workbook is suitable for 14-17 year olds, and is helpful for introducing students to the legislative process.
LitKits
Government Policies and their Impact on Public Services - WorkBook

Government Policies and their Impact on Public Services - WorkBook

A 17-page workbook explaining and encouraging students to evaluate the impact of different government policies on the public services. The topic has been divided into three categories; policies affecting all the services, policies affecting the military services, and policies affecting the emergency services. Contains case studies, 14 questions and material for a plenary poster activity. This workbook is suitable for 14-17 year olds, and was created as part of a module called ‘Government Policies and the Public Services’.
LitKits
'The Voting Process' WorkBook

'The Voting Process' WorkBook

A workbook explaining the electoral process used in British elections, as well as four main voting systems; ‘First Past the Post’, ‘Alternative Vote’, ‘Single Transferable Vote’ and ‘Proportional Representation’. Contains 10 questions and a small ‘Election Day’ activity. This workbook is suitable for 14-17 year olds, and was created as part of a module called ‘Government Policies and the Public Services’.
LitKits
Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 3

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 3

18 x No prep pair-work speaking activities Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Naturaleza 2) Negocios 3) Noticias 4) Números 5) Personalidad 6) Política 7) Publicidad 8) Religión 9) Rutinas 10) Salud 11) Sentimientos 12) Technología 13) Televisión 14) Tiempo 15) Trabajo 16) Transporte 17) Vecinos 18) Viajes Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Política - Spanish Speaking Activity

Política - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Política Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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French Conversation Activity Bundle 3

French Conversation Activity Bundle 3

18 x French Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. 1) Les nombres 2) La nourriture 3) Les pays 4) La personnalité 5) La politique 6) La publicité 7) Les quartiers 8) La religion 9) La santé 10) La science 11) Le shopping 12) Le sport 13) La technologie 14) La télévision 15) Les transports 16) Le travail 17) Les villes 18) Les voyages Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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La politique - French Conversation Activity

La politique - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: La politique Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Politics & Government - ESL Conversation Activity

Politics & Government - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: POLITICS & GOVERNMENT Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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